Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports. In a white paper dubbed Brexit Unlocked: A contingency option using uncongested ports, it argues that the best way to ensure cargo is not caught up in Brexit border delays is to switch non-perishable goods from accompanied freight services to unaccompanied freight services. The paper says that this option would allow hauliers, manufacturers and retailers to avoid queues at […]
A £2.1bn funding package for no-deal Brexit preparations is not enough to cover the costs the haulage industry will incur, the FTA is warning.
Despite walking away from contracts and uncertain container volumes, Wincanton’s half year results recorded a 52% jump in pre-tax profit. Motortransport.co.uk talks to CEO Adrian Colman.
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.